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Island focus: Govt to propose gamelan to UNESCO

  • The Jakarta Post

Surakarta | Sat, August 11 2018 | 12:46 am
Island focus: Govt to propose gamelan to UNESCO

PREMIUM Muhadjir Effendy (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)The government is set to propose that gamelan be added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list next year.

At the opening of the 2018 International Gamelan Festival in Fort Vastenburg in Surakarta, Central Java, on Thursday, Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy said that gamelan, as an authentic ensemble of traditional instruments, h...